Friday, April 12, 2024

Tag: Chronic Pain

10 TIPS FOR FAMILY CAREGIVING

1. Choose to take charge of your life. Don't let your loved one's illness or Disability always take center stage. We fall into caregiving often...

Research In Sci Treatment

Drug Treatments For New Injuries NOTE: It is important to realize these drugs are not a cure for chronic (long-term) spinal cord injuries. It is...

Misc Spinal Cord Injury Health Issues

Bladder Dysfunction The bladder muscle, "detruser" and external sphincter are similarly affected. Early drainage occurs with indwelling ("foley") Catheter. When urine volumes are equal to...

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) With Spinal Cord Injuries

What is a urinary tract infection? When bacteria get into your bladder or kidneys and cause you to have symptoms, you have a Urinary Tract...

Craig Hospital to launch experimental spine therapy

An experimental therapy that has shown promise for people with spinal cord injuries will soon be available in the metro area. The process, called...

First-ever guidelines for spinal cord injuries.

How spinal cord injuries (SCI) are managed--especially in the critical early stages--has a profound effect on a patient's outcome. The publication of the first...

Laserpuncture is a New Treatment for SCI?

LASERPUNCTURE FOR SPINAL CORD INJURY Laurance Johnston, Ph.D. Laserpuncture is generating much attention in France and other parts of Europe as an alternative medicine treatment...

Rover in Rehab

Therapy dogs work with SCI patients at University of Washington and Harborview Medical Centers Animal lovers know how comforting a pet can be. Health...

Exacerbating cervical spine injury by applying a hard collar.

Neck immobilisation is vital in patients with suspected Cervical spine injuries and generally involves applying a hard cervical collar--usually by ambulance crew, nurses, or...

Sexual problems of disabled patients

ABC of sexual health Almost 4% of the UK population have some form of physical, sensory, or intellectual Impairment--almost 2.5 million people. Many of these...